The Urine Brick
Building the future
What is the link between pissing and building? The connection expands past port-a-loos. It's bricks. The answer is bricks.
Eating the Future
Exploring food beyond the plate
Food-4-Evah explores how the human body might adapt to a world of post-processed meals. Could you get used to food from the future? In exploring this question, photographer/teacher Ursula van de...
The Chromatic Dinner won a Food Design Innovation…
At Beijing Design Festival
After a succesfull premiering at Mediamatic last fall, The Chromatic Dinner traveled to the Design Festival in L.A. and Seattle . Following, it was presented at Beijing Design Festival, where The...
Exhibition: Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Mediamatic Biotoop, NEMO Science Center, Oosterdok
Het Parfum: the exhibition21Sep 2018
After 360 years, the Navy Terrain opens up. We’ll get more space in the centre of Amsterdam. What can we do with this? There are many options, such as: Sports and Relaxation, Fancy Condos, Navy
Perfume Niklaus Mettler (CH) 20 Aug 2018
The Scent of Fancy Condos
The qualities of cafés can tell us about the make-up of a community, a neighborhood’s ethnic composition and about the urban development of a city. Niklaus Mettler extracted the flavors of three...
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop
Nomadic Picnic19Aug 2018
In this participatory performance, DAY collective presents an unconventional meal of six courses. Neglecting all the traditional ways of having food and socialising, the participants meet each other...
Peck As You Go by Raphael Kim
With the world becoming more globalized with the help of the internet, businesses and payments become more intangible and digital. Such as so, payment systems are pressured to keep up with the rapid...
Future, roots, radio
During Art Olfaction Amsterdam at Mediamatic Dublab will broadcast a weekly radio show about scent culture and olfactory art . Dublab is non-profit internet radio station founded in Los Angeles in...
We Make the City
WeMakeThe.City is the largest city festival in Europe, taking place from 20 to 24 June. we celebrate urban living whilst addressing important urban issues in the metropolitan region ...
In the End, We Only Have Ourselves
Body as a Restaurant by Zane Cerpina
Time is of the essence. Human progression and technological advancements have led us to turn our world to the new age- the Age of Man; the Anthropocene. When we can no longer rely on mother nature’s...
Kuang-Yi Ku was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. He is currently based in Eindhoven, Netherlands, and studying in Design Academy Eindhoven. His work often deals with human body, sexuality, human
Humanarian-ism: The New Diet?
Imagine that you are constantly confronted with the impacts from your daily choices- the clothes you wear, or the food you eat. And maybe you may want to reconsider your choices now, perhaps opting...
Mediamatic Biotoop, Mediamatic Clean Lab Bart Ellenbroek
My experiences during my second week at Mediamatic
After succesfully closing the Open lab event on sunday i started my second week the next day. This week was less hectic then the first one. I got to know Mediamatic and the clean lab so i was feeling...
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop
Designing the New Normal8Sep 2017
Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design and Mediamatic invite you to a lecture with Benjamin Bratton , and a presentation of Year Two of Strelka’s tuition-free postgraduate program, The...
Mediamatic Biotoop Conny Groenewegen
Fashion Machine Factoids
Why we have to Cut the Crap
A million microplastics per washing, 6000 sweaters, and 570 square meters of knitting. The fashion industry is a beautiful but polluting business. Designer Conny Groenewegen sets out to visualize...
Another Futurist Dinner?
Neo-Futurist Dinners is a new programme line at Mediamatic, in which the world of food, art and science are brought together. During these gastronomical experiences, you will be engulfed in a multi
What Design Can Do23May 201724May 2017
On May 23-24 What Design Can comes together at Mediamatic in a catering accommodation, to discuss in what way design can act as a catalyst of change.
We Colonised the Moon
Sue Corke (London, UK) and Hagen Betzwieser (Stuttgart, Germany) met by chance in 2008 at a bus stop whilst conducting artistic field work in Norway. Working for the last seven years as WE COLONISED...
Irene de Gelder
Programme & events
Working on the programme of Secretopia and the Futurist Dinners.
Eat Future no. 6 Review
On human farms, sungazing and the pleasures of food
Dear future foodies, this is the end. Over the course of the series we pondered if vegans will rule the world one day, explored post-apocalyptic dinning suggestions, debated about consumerism and...
Eat Future no. 5 Review
What is a superfood?
“He who controls the spice controls the universe” - We used David Lynch's Dune as a starting point for a discussion about superfoods, drugs and supplements
EM specialist at Agriton
Simone is part of the 'Agriton EM Natuurlijk Actief'. She knows all about sustainable farming using foodwaste.
Founder of Manenwolf's Foodlab
Sasker is the founder of Manenwolf's Foodlab and smokehouse. He knows all about food preparation processes.
Eat Future no. 21Nov 2016
We invite you to our new event series Eat Future! Every Tuesday evening we will cover topics related to the future of food and farming industry. The starting points for our discussions are always...